Vegan news

The latest news from Vegan Australia plus vegan and animal rights news from around Australia and the world.

Clear vegan message at Climate Marches


"Animal agriculture is a major cause of global warming." This was the message made by hundreds of concerned Australians at the recent People's Climate Marches across the country. While most... Read more →

Meat-eaters are main cause of species extinction


More evidence of the tremendous negative environmental impact of animal agriculture emerged recently. A new study shows that livestock production is "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions". This... Read more →

Australia to host world vegan festival


Australia is set to welcome vegan delegates from around the world for the 43rd IVU World Vegfest! This is the first event of its kind to be hosted in Australia... Read more →

Cowspiracy launches on Netflix Australia


Last month the hugely successful documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret launched on Netflix with a new edition executive produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. Netflix, which reaches more than 2 million Australians,... Read more →

Toowoomba takes vegan message to roadside


In Toowoomba, Australia's second largest inland city, a campaign is under way to educate residents about the impact their choices have on animals and the environment. The group Vegans in... Read more →

Vegan talks to be highlight of Animal Activists Forum


The annual Animal Activists Forum has always been a strong advocate for veganism and this year is no different. Held in Melbourne from 10 to 11 October 2015, the forum... Read more →

Catchy new vegan anthem: "Happy Veganniversary"


A brand new song has been released by a Sydney songwriter as a celebratory anthem for the vegan movement. "Happy Veganniversary" is a short, high-energy burst of good cheer for vegans... Read more →

Trending: more top restaurants going vegan


One of Sydney's most popular pizzerias, Gigi in Newtown, has launched a new menu and it's 100% plant based. The new menu blends centuries old tradition with modern culinary innovation... Read more →

Demand for meat alternatives growing in Australia


Demand for alternatives to flesh based foods is growing in Australia, as more people ditch meat. This has resulted in significant increases in the production of meat alternatives, as a... Read more →

Vegan profile: Philip Wollen


“In their capacity to suffer, a dog is a pig is a bear is a boy.” ~ Philip Wollen When it comes to helping animals, there is a small number... Read more →